It has been nearly two and a half years since The Roots released an album. In the last 24 hours, Questlove confirmed that the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania collective is back in the lab, working on their 17th LP.
While details are limited at this time, Quest’ shared some Instagram footage from the studio.
In the video, producer Stro Elliot is seen at the Akai MPC pad building a beat. Questlove, in his caption, reveals that the samples are all taken from The Roots’ jam sessions.
In 1996 w our 3rd album #IlladelphHalflife we decided to be our own sampling source and jam in the day and sample ourselves at night. 20 years later we are working on our 17th album entitled #Endgame….& we startin all over again. Here the gawd @StroElliot is breaking out his get busy tools and making ish sound tight!
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